Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 249 229
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20 +20
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2,607 2,510 3,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.41% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.56% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,934 1,874 2,435
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 159,438 161,090 183,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.70% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,376 129,920 152,232
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 2,438 £55,000 +10.00% 339
London +29 1,309 £62,500 +4.17% 125
UK excluding London -15 1,213 £45,000 - 237
South East +8 375 £47,500 -2.06% 68
North of England -28 295 £45,000 +1.12% 61
Midlands +19 192 £50,000 +11.11% 33
North West -7 163 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Yorkshire +22 127 £45,000 +5.88% 25
South West +7 127 £42,500 +6.25% 31
West Midlands +11 119 £41,450 -18.33% 25
Scotland -16 109 £50,000 -9.09% 14
East of England -13 99 £45,000 -10.00% 21
East Midlands +7 72 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Wales +1 14 £40,000 +19.95% 8
North East -74 5 £47,000 +4.44% 5
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Northern Ireland -3 1 £21,000 -53.33% 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 955 (36.63%) SQL
2 876 (33.60%) Finance
3 707 (27.12%) Analytics
4 660 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
5 607 (23.28%) Business Intelligence
6 557 (21.37%) SQL Server
7 505 (19.37%) Data Quality
8 456 (17.49%) Data Modelling
9 449 (17.22%) ETL
9 449 (17.22%) Data Governance
10 438 (16.80%) Degree
11 416 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
12 413 (15.84%) Data Warehouse
13 408 (15.65%) Microsoft
14 389 (14.92%) Big Data
15 354 (13.58%) Oracle
16 331 (12.70%) Java
17 315 (12.08%) Migration
18 313 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
19 296 (11.35%) Project Management
20 291 (11.16%) Management Information System
21 284 (10.89%) .NET
22 279 (10.70%) Python
23 268 (10.28%) Data Analysis
24 258 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 253 (9.70%) Data Architecture
26 245 (9.40%) Data Integration
26 245 (9.40%) Banking
27 238 (9.13%) C#
28 232 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 165 (6.33%) SAS
2 106 (4.07%) Apache Spark
3 74 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 65 (2.49%) Apache
5 53 (2.03%) IIS
6 49 (1.88%) MS Exchange
6 49 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 39 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 35 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (0.81%) JBoss
10 20 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.58%) Apache Pig
12 14 (0.54%) CMS
13 13 (0.50%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.46%) SugarCRM
14 12 (0.46%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.42%) Confluence
16 10 (0.38%) ArcGIS
16 10 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 232 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 119 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
5 40 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.61%) SPSS
7 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.35%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.15%) Revit
9 4 (0.15%) Windchill
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.12%) InVision
10 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 3 (0.12%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.077%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.077%) Gephi
11 2 (0.077%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.038%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 40 (1.53%) SAP MDG
2 38 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
3 34 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (0.92%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.61%) BusinessWare
5 16 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 16 (0.61%) thinkFolio
6 12 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.46%) SAP PLM
7 11 (0.42%) SAP EHS
7 11 (0.42%) SAP VC
8 10 (0.38%) HFM
9 9 (0.35%) Actimize
9 9 (0.35%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 9 (0.35%) SAP Retail
10 8 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.31%) SAP CRM
10 8 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
11 6 (0.23%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 217 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 195 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (2.45%) Office 365
3 64 (2.45%) SaaS
4 43 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (1.30%) PaaS
6 32 (1.23%) IaaS
7 22 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (0.84%) Serverless
8 20 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
11 10 (0.38%) Slack
12 9 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (0.31%) GitHub
14 7 (0.27%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.46%) Internet
2 36 (1.38%) Firewall
2 36 (1.38%) HTTP
3 32 (1.23%) DNS
4 29 (1.11%) SMS
4 29 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.92%) DHCP
6 22 (0.84%) SAN
7 18 (0.69%) WAN
8 17 (0.65%) FTP
8 17 (0.65%) LAN
9 15 (0.58%) VPN
10 14 (0.54%) Skype
11 13 (0.50%) Network Security
12 12 (0.46%) Broadband
13 10 (0.38%) SSL
14 7 (0.27%) NAS
15 5 (0.19%) Intranet
15 5 (0.19%) Sourcefire
15 5 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 413 (15.84%) Data Warehouse
3 389 (14.92%) Big Data
4 258 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 195 (7.48%) Relational Database
6 193 (7.40%) Power BI
7 191 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 153 (5.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 138 (5.29%) Hadoop
10 115 (4.41%) NoSQL
11 99 (3.80%) MySQL
12 95 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
13 85 (3.26%) RDBMS
14 73 (2.80%) Data Mining
15 67 (2.57%) Oracle Database
16 60 (2.30%) Data Lake
17 57 (2.19%) QlikView
18 56 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
19 55 (2.11%) Apache Hive
20 47 (1.80%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 75 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 57 (2.19%) JIRA
4 56 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 55 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 43 (1.65%) LSMW
7 42 (1.61%) ERwin
8 34 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 32 (1.23%) gulp
10 21 (0.81%) Subversion
11 20 (0.77%) Selenium
12 18 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (0.61%) Cucumber
13 16 (0.61%) JUnit
14 15 (0.58%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
16 12 (0.46%) webpack
17 10 (0.38%) Eclipse
17 10 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
18 9 (0.35%) VersionOne
General
1 876 (33.60%) Finance
2 245 (9.40%) Banking
3 205 (7.86%) Retail
4 175 (6.71%) Marketing
5 97 (3.72%) Investment Banking
6 83 (3.18%) Legal
7 82 (3.15%) Manufacturing
8 79 (3.03%) Financial Institution
9 56 (2.15%) Law
10 55 (2.11%) Telecoms
11 52 (1.99%) Advertising
12 47 (1.80%) Front Office
13 37 (1.42%) Games
14 29 (1.11%) Automotive
15 28 (1.07%) Aerospace
16 24 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (0.88%) Back Office
17 23 (0.88%) Billing
18 13 (0.50%) Publishing
19 12 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 525 (20.14%) Developer
2 500 (19.18%) Analyst
3 306 (11.74%) Architect
4 199 (7.63%) Data Architect
5 194 (7.44%) Consultant
6 187 (7.17%) Data Analyst
7 151 (5.79%) Data Manager
8 129 (4.95%) SQL Developer
9 100 (3.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 91 (3.49%) Business Analyst
11 89 (3.41%) Data Engineer
12 71 (2.72%) Senior Developer
13 70 (2.69%) Data Consultant
14 66 (2.53%) Java Developer
15 62 (2.38%) Administrator
15 62 (2.38%) C# Developer
15 62 (2.38%) SQL Server Developer
16 58 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
17 57 (2.19%) Lead Developer
17 57 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (10.89%) .NET
2 191 (7.33%) HTML
3 182 (6.98%) Web Services
4 133 (5.10%) XML
5 119 (4.56%) CSS
6 118 (4.53%) .NET Framework
7 106 (4.07%) AngularJS
8 77 (2.95%) Entity Framework
9 65 (2.49%) jQuery
10 64 (2.45%) RESTful
11 62 (2.38%) HTML5
12 60 (2.30%) Spring
13 51 (1.96%) Node.js
14 49 (1.88%) React
15 47 (1.80%) ASP.NET
16 44 (1.69%) JSON
17 39 (1.50%) J2EE
18 37 (1.42%) REST
19 33 (1.27%) Kafka
19 33 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 416 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 291 (11.16%) Management Information System
3 173 (6.64%) Computer Science
4 122 (4.68%) Data Structures
5 100 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
6 77 (2.95%) User Experience
7 75 (2.88%) Fintech
8 74 (2.84%) Algorithms
9 71 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
10 70 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
11 49 (1.88%) Data Centre
12 48 (1.84%) Credit Risk
13 47 (1.80%) Hedge funds
14 42 (1.61%) Life Science
15 41 (1.57%) Reference Data
16 39 (1.50%) Derivative
17 36 (1.38%) Market Risk
18 33 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
19 31 (1.19%) Client/Server
20 30 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 206 (7.90%) Windows
2 184 (7.06%) Linux
3 141 (5.41%) Unix
4 69 (2.65%) AIX
5 52 (1.99%) Solaris
6 44 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 43 (1.65%) HPUX
8 21 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.23%) SUSE
15 5 (0.19%) Android
15 5 (0.19%) Robot Operating System
16 4 (0.15%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (27.12%) Analytics
2 660 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 607 (23.28%) Business Intelligence
4 456 (17.49%) Data Modelling
5 449 (17.22%) Data Governance
5 449 (17.22%) ETL
6 315 (12.08%) Migration
7 313 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
8 296 (11.35%) Project Management
9 268 (10.28%) Data Analysis
10 253 (9.70%) Data Architecture
11 245 (9.40%) Data Integration
12 230 (8.82%) Visualisation
13 222 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 216 (8.29%) Data Analytics
15 189 (7.25%) DevOps
16 173 (6.64%) CRM
17 161 (6.18%) Test Automation
18 156 (5.98%) Data Science
19 155 (5.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 955 (36.63%) SQL
2 331 (12.70%) Java
3 279 (10.70%) Python
4 238 (9.13%) C#
5 218 (8.36%) JavaScript
6 135 (5.18%) T-SQL
7 85 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 74 (2.84%) VBA
9 63 (2.42%) R
10 54 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 51 (1.96%) VB
12 50 (1.92%) Scala
13 48 (1.84%) C
14 46 (1.76%) Bash Shell
15 41 (1.57%) ABAP
16 40 (1.53%) C++
17 36 (1.38%) PHP
18 33 (1.27%) Perl
19 20 (0.77%) VB.NET
20 19 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 438 (16.80%) Degree
2 58 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 41 (1.57%) CISSP
5 35 (1.34%) CISM
6 29 (1.11%) Master's Degree
7 25 (0.96%) PhD
8 24 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
8 24 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 24 (0.92%) SC Cleared
9 22 (0.84%) ISEB
10 21 (0.81%) PMP
11 16 (0.61%) CISA
12 14 (0.54%) MBA
13 13 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.46%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (0.35%) MCSE
17 9 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 505 (19.37%) Data Quality
2 164 (6.29%) QA
3 143 (5.49%) GDPR
4 49 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (1.23%) SLA
6 21 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.69%) GCP
7 18 (0.69%) Solvency II
8 17 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.58%) PMO
10 14 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 11 (0.42%) MiFID
12 9 (0.35%) COBIT
12 9 (0.35%) IFRS
13 8 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.31%) FATCA
13 8 (0.31%) IFRS 9
14 7 (0.27%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.23%) GxP
16 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 52 (1.99%) Docker
3 38 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 17 (0.65%) HDFS
6 15 (0.58%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 14 (0.54%) VMware Server
8 12 (0.46%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.19%) Firmware
10 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.15%) XenApp
12 3 (0.12%) GPFS
12 3 (0.12%) NFS
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.077%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.077%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (1.34%) Puppet
2 27 (1.04%) Ansible
3 25 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.58%) Oozie
4 15 (0.58%) Tivoli
5 14 (0.54%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 10 (0.38%) Ambari
8 7 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.23%) logstash
9 6 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.19%) Nessus
11 4 (0.15%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.15%) Nagios
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 408 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 354 (13.58%) Oracle
3 177 (6.79%) Tableau
4 171 (6.56%) SAP
5 98 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
6 91 (3.49%) Informatica
7 89 (3.41%) Talend
8 84 (3.22%) IBM
9 63 (2.42%) Google
10 47 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
11 46 (1.76%) Ab Initio
12 44 (1.69%) VMware
13 43 (1.65%) Cognizant
14 39 (1.50%) Capita
15 37 (1.42%) Alteryx
15 37 (1.42%) Cloudera
15 37 (1.42%) Teradata
16 32 (1.23%) Adobe
17 31 (1.19%) webMethods
18 23 (0.88%) CA